UK seasonally adjusted production output unchanged in November from October, rose 2.5% year-over-year: Office for National Statistics

LONDON , January 10, 2014 (press release) –

  • Users are reminded that all figures contained within this release are seasonally adjusted estimates.
  • Production output rose by 2.5% between November 2012 and November 2013. This increase reflects rises in manufacturing (the largest component of production), mining & quarrying and the water supply, sewerage & waste management sectors.
  • The main manufacturing components contributing to the increase between November 2012 and November 2013 were the manufacture of transport equipment; other manufacturing & repair; and the manufacture of basic metals & metal products.
  • The basic iron & steel industry provided the largest contribution to growth in the manufacture of basic metals & metal products between November 2012 and November 2013, recording its highest growth, 34.3%, since records began in January 1998.
  • Production output remained unchanged (0.0% growth) between October 2013 and November 2013.
  • Within total production, between October 2013 and November 2013, manufacturing also remained unchanged; mining & quarrying and the water supply, sewerage & waste management sectors fell; there was a rise in the electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning sector.
  • In this release only October 2013 was open for revision, in line with the National Accounts revisions policy.

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